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How Good is Dr. Amen’s BrainFitLife?

Introduction I’m a fan of Dr. Daniel Amen. I’ve read several of his books and think his ideas about SPECT scans fascinating – if controversial. I appreciate the way he tries to determine exactly what is causing specific mental conditions to refine treatment methods and also his use of non-medicinal and alternative medicine options for …

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How’s That Brain Working? (Lumosity)

Last year, on November 29th I wrote a review of Lumosity, a brain training/exercise web-based program that uses games to increase brain power. Its been around two months and I figured it was time to give everyone an update on how Lumosity is going… Score For Nov. 23rd Nov. 29th Jan. 28th Percentile Brain Performance …

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Next-Gen Gaming Comparisons: Wii U, Xbox One or PS4?

Guest Post: This post was authority by Sharon Martin, a tech maven who spends half the year in Japan working on mobile technology. When she is not changing the tech world, she spends her time freelancing. Introduction As major players in the gaming industry release next-generation systems, avid gamers may find themselves struggling with where …

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Game Comparison / Review: Commander: The Great War and Strategic Command World War I.

I had the distinct pleasure of being a beta tester for Slitherine and The Lordz Games Studio for Commander: The Great War. I thought it would be a worthwhile undertaking to not only offer up a review of Commander: The Great War but also a comparison and contrast with Fury Software’s and Battlefront‘s Strategic Command: …

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Newsweek Writes Sensational Stories to Sell Magazines?

Charity sent in a donation to NPR, which we both enjoy, and as a thank you gift they gave us a subscription to Newsweek. We had unsubscribed from Newsweek some time ago due to the rapidly decreasing quality of the content…but I figured I’d take another browse. The new magazine is certainly lighter and the …

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Conflicts: Operation Barbarossa and Conflicts: D-Day (Android Phone Games)

Angry Birds? Who cares. Tetris? Blahh. Minesweeper? Please. Solitaire? Okay. I’m pretty specific in my gaming tastes. I like historical computer wargames. No, not that RTS-stuff “who-can-click” faster genre, but the real stuff that emphasizes mind over eye-finger response time. While there are some exceptions (e.g. the Total War series), I’m generally a fan of …

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